Richard Craig Horton, 75 of Colfax, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home in Bondurant. There will be a visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at Coburn Funeral Home in Colfax. Interment will take place at the Iowa Veteran’s Cemetery in Van Meter at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family and condolences may be left for the family at coburnfuneralhomes.com.
The son of John B. and Lucille (McKnight) Horton, Dick was born Sept. 26, 1941, in Chariton. On Nov. 12, 1966, he was united in marriage to Connie Cae Hendee. Dick proudly served in the United States Air Force. He was a self-employed heavy machine operator. He was a member of the Colfax American Legion and a lifetime member of ILICA. Dick enjoyed working on puzzels, putting together model cars and fishing.
Those left to honor his memory include his son, J.C. (Jamie) Horton of Bondurant; two grandchildren, Emma and Joshua; a sister, Sue (Harry) Watson of Marion; and a brother, Wayne (Peggy) Horton of Clive. Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Connie; and a son, Eric.